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In this photo provided by ABC News, ABC News' chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, left, interviews Ferguson, MO., police officer Darren Wilson, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 in Missouri. The interview will air during ABC News programs and platforms on Nov. 25 and 26. (AP Photo/ABC News, Kevin Lowder)

Missouri: More Guard troops roll into Ferguson

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hundreds of additional National Guard troops rolled into Ferguson, Mo., yesterday, a day after protesters looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury’s decision not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown. Meanwhile, officer Darren Wilson broke his long public silence, insisting on national television that he could not …

Hong Kong attempts to clear unruly protest site

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

An attempt by Hong Kong authorities to clear a 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in Mong Kok district spiraled into chaos yesterday as hundreds more protesters flooded the crowded neighborhood, a flashpoint for earlier violent clashes with the police and angry mobs. A total of 80 people were arrested, the police said. Twenty-three were …

Ferguson officer won’t be charged in shooting

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A grand jury has decided not to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by a white officer sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and exposed deep racial tension between many African-Americans and the police. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the decision …

U.S. cities brace for protests off Ferguson decision

Sunday, November 16, 2014

From Boston to Los Angeles, police departments are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. The St. Louis County grand …

Hunter rescued after stuck in mud in swamp

Saturday, November 15, 2014

A hunter had to be rescued after he got stuck in the mud for nearly two hours in a remote swamp in Hudson. A relative who had gone hunting with him called the police yesterday morning. He was able to lead rescuers to the swamp, where 27-year-old Michael …

Amherst man accused of throwing bottles at driver

Friday, November 14, 2014

The New Hampshire State Police have accused a man of throwing bottles from his car at another driver on the Everett Turnpike and threatening her. John Tiso of Amherst turned himself in Wednesday on a warrant charging him with criminal threatening and other charges stemming from an incident …

License revocations: Nov. 15, 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

The director of motor vehicles, Richard Bailey Jr., released the following list of driving while intoxicated license revocations. ∎ James M. Knight, 45, of Epsom ∎ Mary L. Luszey, 29, of Franklin ∎ Kerrylynne A. Moran, 47, of Gilford ∎ Gloria Morse, 56, of Henniker ∎ Michael J. Tautkus, 36, of Henniker ∎ Katlynn …

No one hurt in pickup truck-school bus crash

Friday, November 14, 2014

The police say no one was hurt when a pickup truck crashed into the back of a school bus carrying middle-school students as it was preparing to stop in Hudson. The police said 20-year-old Stephen Shanley of Hudson was following too closely to the bus yesterday morning. The …

West Virginia University freshman dies after fraternity incident

Friday, November 14, 2014

A West Virginia University freshman died yesterday following a “catastrophic medical emergency” at a fraternity house. Nolan Burch, 18, of Buffalo, N.Y., was found without a pulse and unresponsive on the floor of the Kappa Sigma house Wednesday, according to a Morgantown police statement. A person was performing …

N.H. Supreme Court won’t reinstate officers’ case

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The New Hampshire Supreme Court yesterday declined to reinstate a lawsuit filed by four officers who were injured in a 2012 shootout with a suspected drug dealer who fatally shot Greenland police Chief Michael Maloney. The officers sued Cullen Mutrie’s mother, saying she was liable for their injuries …

Police arrest 23 in drug roundup in Manchester

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The police in Manchester said they have arrested 23 people in a drug sweep. The investigation involved local and federal agencies. The police said the cases involved the purchase of cocaine, heroin, crack cocaine and various other prescription drugs from 31 people, and more arrests are expected. Manchester …

N.H. Fish and Game officials locate hunter after overnight search

Thursday, November 13, 2014

New Hampshire Fish and Game officials said they have found a 57-year-old hunter after an overnight search in Deerfield. Officials said Donna Poplar headed to a tree stand in the woods behind her house about 4 p.m. Wednesday to hunt deer. Her husband alerted authorities when she didn’t …

Prosecutor cites potential attorney conflict in St. Paul’s rape case

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Prosecutors in the St. Paul’s School rape case said yesterday that an out-of-state attorney who has been advising the defendant and who plans to file as his new counsel has a potential conflict of interest. At a hearing in Merrimack County Superior Court, county prosecutor Catherine Ruffle said …